**Tricks on subtraction of two rational numbers**

**1. Subtracting a rational number is equal to adding the opposite number. **

**Example:**

** -4-(-3) is equal to -4 + (+3): +3 is the opposite number of -3.** 79 more words

**Tricks on subtraction of two rational numbers**

**1. Subtracting a rational number is equal to adding the opposite number. **

**Example:**

** -4-(-3) is equal to -4 + (+3): +3 is the opposite number of -3.** 79 more words

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